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Krishna and Radha

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Udaipur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.56-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour in paper, depicting Krishna performing puja in the upper portion; Radha gazing at her image in the mirror in the lower portion. Illustrations to a nayika bheda (the manners and practices of the married and of lovers).

Place of Origin

Udaipur (made)

Date

ca. 1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

A Rajasthani inscription refers to an action of the "pati" (husband).

Dimensions

Height: 315 mm, Width: 182 mm, Height: 280 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 154 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Krishna performing puja, Radha looking in mirror, nayika bheda, opaque watercolour on paper, Mewar, ca. 1725

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Mirror; Deities; Worship

Categories

Paintings; Hinduism; Religion; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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